Symbolism and Functions of Nakedness in Medieval Germany. Review of the Collective Monograph “‘And They Realized that They were Naked’. Nudity in the Middle Ages”
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Nakedness
Nudity
Medieval
Middle Ages
Art
Literature
German
Monograph
Symbolism

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Sarakaeva, E., & Lebedeva, I. (2022). Symbolism and Functions of Nakedness in Medieval Germany. Review of the Collective Monograph “‘And They Realized that They were Naked’. Nudity in the Middle Ages”. Corpus Mundi, 3(1), 160-166. https://doi.org/10.46539/cmj.v3i1.63

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This article reviews the German-language collection of scholarly works “ ‘And they realized that they were naked.’ Nudity in the Middle Ages” edited in Bamberg University following the conference for young scholars. The monograph comprises results of an interdisciplinary conference of the Centre for Medieval Studies held in Otto-Friedrich-University Bamberg, Germany. The conference was organised by Alexandru Anca, Stefan Bießenecker, Laura Brander, Heiko Hiltmann and Kai Lorenz. ISBN 978-3-923507-29-0, © University of Bamberg Press Bamberg 2008, 460 pages. With introduction by Stefan Bießenecker. Original title: „Und sie erkannten, dass sie nackt waren.“ Nacktheit im Mittelalter“.

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Bießenecker, S. (2008). Was heißt „nackt“? [What means “nudity”?] In „Und sie erkannten, dass sie nackt waren.“ Nacktheit im Mittelalter [“And they realized that they were naked.” Nudity in the Middle Ages] (pp. 9-14). Bamberg University Press. (In German)

Köpf, R. (2008) Nackte Tatsachen. Beobachtungen zur Nacktheit der Figuren von Adam und Eva am Bamberger Dom [Naked facts. Observations on the nudity of the figures of Adam and Eve at the Bamberg Cathedral]. In „Und sie erkannten, dass sie nackt waren.“ Nacktheit im Mittelalter [“And they realized that they were naked.” Nudity in the Middle Ages] (pp. 15-30). Bamberg University Press. (In German).

Lorenz, K. (2008). Davon er so hart erkam, das er nackend usz dem sloſſe springen. Überlegungen zur Darstellung und Funktion von Nacktheit in Heinrichs von dem Türlîn „Diu Crône“ [Reflections on the representation and function of nudity in Heinrich von dem Türlîn's “Diu Crône”]. In „Und sie erkannten, dass sie nackt waren.“ Nacktheit im Mittelalter [“And they realized that they were naked.” Nudity in the Middle Ages] (pp. 89-112). Bamberg University Press. (In German).

Sprague, M. (2008). Erinnerungen an das Paradies, die Versuchung und den Sündenfall [Memories of Paradise, Temptation, and the Fall]. In „Und sie erkannten, dass sie nackt waren.“ Nacktheit im Mittelalter [“And they realized that they were naked.” Nudity in the Middle Ages] (pp. 167-88). Bamberg University Press. (In German).

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